Inmate's death at Harris County Sheriff's Office detention center under investigation


HOUSTON – An inmate was found dead Monday at the Harris County Sheriff’s Detention Center medical infirmary.

Vincent Dwayne Young, 32, was found hanging by a bed sheet around 7:10 p.m. Deputies called for medical personnel, but Young was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

The death will be investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit, the Office of Inspector General Bureau and internal affairs for any violations of policy or law.

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office will review its findings and present them to a Harris County grand jury.